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: there's mud and water everywhere. this is what we're seeing throughout several blocks in this daly city neighborhood. here here on lasaine and price street and police say that it appears a water main broke somewhere up the hill so the water has been gushing down flooding the streets. some cars have water going past their tires. we have some video a little bit earlier. let's bring that up. residents have been waking up. they tell me because of the sound of o hospitallers. they're -- helicopters. there are police out here, firefighters out here. and when residents walk outside and see this, a lot of them concerned. quite a few have been evacuated from their homes and last we heard, they were going to a nearby park. we have yet to speak with any of those people and are still trying to get updates from police and firefighters, but a a big mess clean up here. when we first arrived it looked like there was gushing water and at this point everything seems to be still. maybe they're getting things under control up the hill but we will get the latest information and get back to you shortly. >>>
of my car. >> sucked in. daly city residents wake up to find a river of mud where the road once ran. good afternoon everyone, i'm frank mallicoat. sudden flow of water and mud was a rude awakening for dozens of residents and it all started thanks to the 80-yard pipe burst. cbs 5 reporter aiolis is a hairington joins us how -- aiolis is a hairington joins us lou. >> reporter: frank, basically the pipe was very, very old. it failed and pumped water into the neighborhood. take a look behind me at some of the mess it's left behind. we have bulldozers the trying the clean up -- trying to clean up some of the mud and a lot of neighbors out taking a look at the scene. they told me they never thought they would see. a daly city neighborhood covered in mud. >> you cannot take it out your car because the mud is all the way up to the tire. >> reporter: a sheer break of the 18-inch water pipe caused flooding and forced evacuations spilling 45,000 gallons of water near the street. this happened near hillside park overlooking the saint avenue. you can see where the water came rushing down the hil
cbs forecast. >>> if your car is damaged in a muddy mess like the one in daly city, do you have to pay to clean it up? consumer watch asks about insurance coverage. >>> eyewitness news is sponsored by blue shield of california, a not for profit health plan. ,, secondhand smoke affects everyone's health. it's not just irritating. it can cause heart disease and even death. speak up about secondhand smoke. your health and the health of your family depend on it. ,,,, about 80-years old is at the center of a water main break that flooded a daly city >>> and recapping tonight's top story, a pipe that is about 80 years old is at the center of a water main break that flooded a daly city neighborhood with mud. the pipe split in two this morning, sending 40,000 gallons of water into the streets near hillside park. no homes were flooded or damaged. but about a dozen cars had mud up to their wheels, or higher. and it could be days before the car owners get back on the road. >> consumer watch reporter julie watson in daly city to tell us whose insurance -- are they going to cover these cars? >> rep
a. >> this is what happened when a pipe burst early today in the hills above daly city neighborhood. >> looks bad. real bad. coming down to our house. that's 4 blocks. a lot of mud. >> it is a lot of mud. fast moving river of mud rushing through the neighborhood burying cars all the way up to the bumpers. good evening. the good news here is that the mud stopped short of people's homes. but even as we speak the hillside park neighborhood is dealing with a muddy mop up. and there is some urgency to get this done before the rains hit later this week. possibly undermining an unstable hillside. so this could get worse. homes along span avenue and bonnie street were the hardest hit. lee ann has the story on the cleanup. >> first came the gushing wate water. then the mud covering these streets and threatening homes. >> police say that you better evacuation ate. water coming down fast. >>reporter: about 12 homes were evacuated. people left in a hurry. and november gated their way through the slippery streets. >> we had luggage didn't know how long we would be evacuated for so
of daly city. check out the light fixtures from overhead. this is a view from chopper 5, the hillside park neighborhood. at the intersection of east market and lausanne avenue. there's a water main break and let's get ground pictures so we can get a better idea of what's going on on the roadway. it is a mess of water and mud all over the roadway in this residential neighborhood and actually, we're getting reports that it flooded some cars. again streets are blocked off. crews are on scene. we have our news crew there as well. we'll continue to bring live reports throughout the morning. let's go to another thing. westbound or eastbound 580. we have a couple bad accidents. eastbound 580. all lanes are blocked. this was a pretty bad injury accident and they just landed a medical helicopter so that's why all the eastbound lanes are closed and apparently one of the westbound lanes is also impacted so again, expect big delays if you're heading out of tracy. westbound highway 4 a multivehicle crash. he have heard up to 8 cars involved in this accident approaching somerrersville road, so it is --
a flash flood had hit daly city. >> water rushing down a sandy hill covering the streets in a sea of brown mud. there was no rain today. this was all because of a water main break. it happened at around 4:30 this morning near looseain avenue, that is east of 280 near hillside park. cbs 5 reporter joe vasquez is in the neighborhood where people are still digging out of the mess tonight. joe? >> reporter: hi, dana. the mudslide came straight down this hill and as you can see, it virtually missed this entire neighborhood here. cars were the only casualties. >> it really sounded like a rushing river. >> reporter: when neighbors first heard it, they thought it might have been a rain storm and then they stepped outside and gawked. >> when you saw this rushing mudslide, what went through your mind? >> like oh, my gosh, god, please help us. >> reporter: it wasn't an act of god, it was an 8-inch pipeline that burst, blowing out a daly city hillside sending 45,000 gallons of water down a hill creating a massive mud fall that consumed a dozen cars along the avenue. the owners could only watch as the
lee, thank you. >>> crews in daly city shifted their focus from cleaning up the muddy mess to prehaven'ting a water main break from getting -- to preventing a water main break from getting worse. they are shoring up a hillside before the rain comes. cbs 5 reporter joe vazquez shows us just exactly what's being done. joe. >> reporter: hay, allen. no, seriously, hay is one way they are using to shore up the hillsides compromised by the mud side. -- mud slide. stacking hay and clearing storm drains, two tasks that have daly city crews hard at work today. the hay is being used to contain the substantial mud still covering nearby hillside park. they will clean that mud up later because right now, they are focused on what they call weatherization making sure the upcoming rainstorms aren't going to do more damage to the neighborhood. it turns out yesterday's mud slide swamped all the storm drains so now workers are having to find them and then dig them out so they can help divert any rain. >> so we're going to take our remote control tv camera to go into the pipe itself and then get to the st
with kay >>> breaking news happening in daly city. dozens of homeowners are coping with a muddy mess this is live sky 7 hd shot over the neighborhood where water and mud came pouring down the hillside on to lausanne avenue near clayton court around 4:30. crews are trying to cleanup but it is going to take a long time. cars are stuck in that mix of water and mud. some of mud comes up to the top of the tires. a few homes are flooded. some families have been forced to evacuate. authorities are trying to determine if the water came from a water storage tank that ruptured. we'll continue to follow the story throughout the morning. >> in the meantime, we are checking out your commute. >> good morning. still have slow traffic eastbound 80 earlier accident san dough dam road cleared westbound sluggish into the -- macarthur maze, grind on highway 4 earlier accident somersville has things slow from antioch 40 minutes to highway 242, accident southbound 880 at llewellyn blocking the left lane. >> meteorologist mike >>> welcome back. you need sun glasses today high clouds and sunshine temperatu
several blocks in daly city and burying cars in mud. crews work into the night to clean up that muddy mess. >>> now, for a look at your morning road conditions. a slick ride in the pacific northwest, from seattle to portland. snow-covered mountain passes in the northern rockies. >> and it's a great day for flying with virtually no weather-related airport delays. the only possible trouble spot may be miami. but the weather should be okay for that. should make up for it. >>> two washington state snowboarders are waking up warm and dry in their own beds this morning, after spending two nights stranded on mt. rainier. >> they got caught in a sudden blizzard with no overnight gear and a few crackers to eat. they built a snow cave and hunkered down. >> we drug in probably four feet. and four feet. and then after we slipped in. >> you guys hunkered together for warmth? >> yeah. not going to lie. >> moving to keep warm, right? >> exactly. >> what stays in the cave, stays in the cave. >> what stays in the cave. i like that. rescue teams had to wade through wet, deep snow to get to the pair. once th
a big-time mud and water slide begins gushing down a street. christie smith is live in daly city with all the dough tails. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, jon. you know, the water flow has stopped this morning, but what an absolute mess out here in daly city this morning with mud and water. you can see this right here up the hill, though, the mud is actually measured in feet. crews are out here with vacuum trucks this morning and front loaders trying to clean it all up. higher up there is actually a slide on the hillside. you can see what happened after that water main break overnight on luzanne avenue. one firefighter told me there is a water storage facility up the hill but whether it's tied to this is still unclear. cars completely submerged past their tires in mud this morning. eight homes evacuated. people getting help from the red cross. 100 homes without water. what's going to happen for the rest of the afternoon is cleanup. still don't know what caused this all. jon, back to you. >> all right, tough going out there. thank you very much. we'll check in righ
,000 gallons of water came gushing down into a daly city neighborhood. officials say the broken pipe is over 80 years old. quite the mess there. >>> all right. how about a little sports. we start with the only unbeaten team in the nba. the new york knicks got 25 points from carmelo anthony, the league scoring leader in a 99-89 comeback win over orlando. the knicks' five straight wins to open the season is their best since they made it into the nba finals in 1994. >>> and a scary moment during the game as an orlando stunt team member fell when her footing slipped as she was being lifted to the man's shoulders. unbelievable. she waved to the crowd as she was taken to the hospital and she is expected to be okay. >>> two upsets in college basketball as seth curry scored 23 points and number 9 duke knocked off number 3 kentucky, 75-68. and number 21 michigan state got a big second half from keith appling who finished with 19 points as they they edged kansas 67-64. >>> in baseball the american league manager of the year was bob melvin, who led the oakland a's on a late season surge to their first tit
in daly city. a water main break flooded the neighborhood with about 45,000 gallons of water and a whole lot of mud. >> that was my first car, i want to just cry. i can't believe it's like halfway up there and can't even -- can't even get out of it. i don't know how they're going to clean it. it breaks my heart. >> reporter: the water started bushing early -- gushing early this morning. the pipe broke about a mile uphill. as the water poured down, so did the dirt and debris. >> part of what we're doing right now is determining and assessing the safety of the hillside at this point. so there's obviously no immediate threat at this point. but we wanted to get those people evacuated where the flow had occurred keep them out of the area until we can get the debris cleaned up and so on. >> reporter: officials tell us the pipe is more than 80 years old and that age is likely to blame. >> it's going to disrupt everything now for a while. and we don't even know when we can get back and check on the stuff and things like that. >> reporter: four massive vacuum trucks are working fast. to suck most
breaking news on a picture you don't see every day. this is daly city, california, just south of san francisco. that is a water main break. it is literally flooding that hillside, down into that street area, and the homes in this neighborhood. some of the homes have been evacuated according to police. and also a spokesman for the water and wastewater resources in daly city. flooding now impacting the area around this intersection you see here. that is near hilltop park if you know the area. they have got a mess on their hands right now. it is happening in northern california. we'll keep track of it for you right here on "america's newsroom.". martha: you mentioned this earlier. a u.s. software mogul is at the center of a south american murder case. you may recognize john mcafee's name because the software probably pops up on your screen all the time, mcafee anti-virus software? apparently he is living in bee lose. police want question him in the death of his neighbor -- belize. rick leventhal in new york with the latest on the story. >> reporter: good morning, martha. millions of peo
headlines right now. crews continued cleaning up the muddy mess down at daly city. the mud covered a main street trapping a number of people because the cars got stuck. the water came from a pipe that broke on a hill above the neighborhood yesterday. no homes were damaged. but they are cleaning up again today. >>> we're expecting to hear some new details today about jobs and the new waterfront arena for the golden state warriors. the new agreement between the team and the city of san francisco includes guaranteeing jobs for residents and veterans, as well. >>> and she's in. san francisco congresswoman nancy pelosi announced today that she will stay on as the house minority leader. there had been talk she might step down after democrats failed to win back the house this month. but about an hour ago she says she will stay. >>> traffic and weather on your wednesday coming up right after the break. ,,,,,,,,,, >>> good morning. westbound 580 is very slow right now through livermore towards pleasanton. drive time 43 minutes between the altamont pass and 680. there is a crash multi-vehicles appr
are in overdrive in daly city as the neighborhood digs out from the massive mudslide. there is concern today that three days of rain starting friday morning could make the situation even worse. a ruptured water main is the reason for the flooded streets and the area with several inches of mud. >>> the first crabs of the season. crab season officially starts tomorrow. it will be in stores as early as friday. the price has gone up to $3 a pound. oh, so good. >>> let's get a look at the forecast with christina. >> thanks, marla. you know we're going to be unseasonably warm and close to breaking temperature records for today. holding on to the 70s tomorrow and everything changes tomorrow night. 74 in livermore today. 72 in fremonfremont. 72 in san francisco. our first showers arrive tomorrow night. look at what is headed our way on friday morning. expect a sloppy commute. you want to make sure to give yourself plenty of time. the good news is the rainy pattern that starts friday and through the weekend doesn't relent until tuesday. however, the busy travel day of the year is wednesday and we're
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